Stella Perdomo's 7-year-old gelding Forte Dei Marmi has the distinction of being the only grade I winner in the full 14-horse field set for the April 26 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||H. Graham Motion|
|Jockey||Victor R. Carrasco|
|Breeder||Robert J. Sullivan, James W. Hirschmann, Jack G. Jones Jr. et al.|
|Rapscallion View Five-Cross Pedigree||Speightstown||Gone West|
|Ivy Leaf (IRE)||Nureyev|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Mineola Farm, agent||($70,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
On the final Saturday of Churchill Downs' "Homecoming" meet, the Louisville track will offer up a competitive field of nine 3-year-olds in the Jefferson Cup (gr. IIIT) and the first edition of the Homecoming Classic Stakes.
Naheef, a recent winner of a Godolphin private trial race, was among nine horses added to the Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I) at the second entry stage. In other Derby news, Sir Michael Stoute-trained Right Approach may make his 3-year-old debut April 27 at Sandown Park in the cantorindex.com Classic Trial.